Barrelhouse Publishing Contract


PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED BELOW, AND THEN USE THE FORM AT THE BOTTOM TO INDICATE YOUR CONSENT, AND TO PROVIDE A CONTRIBUTOR'S BIO FOR BARRELHOUSE MAGAZINE. 

This contract is between Barrelhouse magazine, whose address is 3500 Woodridge Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902, USA, hereafter referred to as the Publisher, and the author whose name is indicated below. The Author grants permission to include his/her work, the title of which is entered below, in Barrelhouse magazine. 

Rights Purchased: The use of the Work by the Publisher entails the assignment of First North American Serial Rights, for publication in the English language anywhere in North America. It is understood and agreed that the Publisher may use this Work only in the above-mentioned magazine. Publisher may also reprint the Work one additional time as part of a collection or anthology. 

Payments and Royalties: For the rights granted above, the Author, will receive a payment of two (2) free copies of the Barrelhouse print magazine in which his/her work appears, and $50.

Author’s Warranties and Indemnities: The Author warrants that he/she is the sole author of the Work, that the Work is original and unpublished, no one has reserved the rights granted in this agreement, and the Work does not contain any libelous material. 

No Competing Publication: The Author agrees not to publish or permit others to publish this work in any form prior to its publication and appearance in the magazine and for the first 120 days after its appearance. 

Changes in Text or Title: The publisher will make no major alterations of the Work’s text or title without the Author’s written approval. The Publisher reserves the right to make copy-editing changes. 

Copyright: The Publisher agrees to list a proper copyright notice for the work in the name of the Author on the first page of the published story. 

Venue: This agreement shall be deemed executed under the laws of the state of Maryland. Maryland State Law shall be the applicable law of this agreement. The parties acknowledge that each party has read and understood the terms of this contract. 


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